Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1116 AM EDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1887 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   03/29/1907
 LOW               11   03/02/1980
                        03/06/1960
HIGHEST            80   03/29                         82
LOWEST             24   03/15                         23
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              63.4    -7.2     64.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.4              39.9    -4.5     39.9
MEAN             45.8              51.6    -5.8     52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     13                                 12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.78   1983
TOTALS           4.80              4.11    0.69     3.13
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         4
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.05   03/20 TO 03/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.8   1927
                        0
                        -26215
 SNOW DEPTH        11   03/03/1980
TOTALS            1.6               0.5     1.1      0.3
SINCE 7/1         8.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       5
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     588               424     164      414
 SINCE 7/1       3101              2996     105     2387
COOLING TOTAL       3                11      -8       18
 SINCE 1/1         25                12      13
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  03/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/270    DATE  03/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      3
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

$$

A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES WAS TIED AT RALEIGH-
DURHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT YESTERDAY. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD,
SET IN 1960.



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